Raymond A Foss

Westfield, MA / United States
Raymond A Foss
Westfield, MA / United States
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Capturing The Sound Of Rain

Listening to the timpani
the rhythm of the rain
the rap, the tap,
the ratta-tat-tat,
the staccato of the drumming
on the roof of the van

The storm raging ‘round us
in the stillness of the parking lot
trying to drum to the beat
on laps and the steering wheel
keeping time with the chaos
the randomness of the clatter

Too few drummers for the task
capturing the sound of rain
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: rain
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COMMENTS
Raymond A. Foss 07 March 2019
Thanks for the many positive comments.
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Paul Brookes 14 November 2015
You paint wonderful word pictures great poem
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Elena Sandu 28 March 2015
Nice moment of awareness. Thank you for sharing, loved the read!
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Chandra Thiagarajan 28 February 2015
You have wonderfully captured the sound of rain in your sweet poem.
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Paul Reed 10 December 2014
(Ex-drummer) the rhythm of the rain can never be captured. one of the best sounds in the world - thanks for these lines
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